Kim Booth MP
Member for Bass
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Is Harriss in Breach of RFA – or Has it Been Changed Secretly?
“Clause 45 of the 2005 Supplementary Regional Forest Agreement details the 10 year deadline for the end of broad-scale clearing of native forest vegetation on private land as formally agreed by both the federal and state governments,” Mr Booth said. 
“Words hardly seem sufficient at times like these, when people are trying to deal with such a horrific day and tragic outcome. The shock is overwhelming.”
Gutwein Must Heed Wake-up Call From Auditor General
“The Greens have been calling for an independent comprehensive State Finance and Taxation Review to be undertaken to start to address long term structural problems facing the Tasmanian economy,” Mr Booth said.
Harriss Grows Forestry Debts With No Plan B
“Today’s Forestry Tasmania GBE examination reveals that the industry will receive public subsidies of at least $37 million this financial year,” Mr Booth said.
TasNetworks Props up Forestry Tasmania with $30 million
“This government has deliberately kept Tasmanians in the dark over plans to keep pouring public subsidies into failing businesses such as Forestry Tasmania,” Greens Leader Kim Booth MP said today.
Hydro Projections Show Staggering Losses of $694, 991, 553 Over Next Six Years
“Six year modelling by Hydro shows the GBE’s projections consist of a massive total of $97,687,737 loss on power purchase agreements (PPA’s) with Chinese company Shenua, given as a deal sweetener when Hydro Tasmania sold them the wind farms,” Mr Booth said.
Liberals Try to Limit GBE Scrutiny
“This bizarre attempt to prevent the committee examining Hydro Tasmania to ask questions pertaining to long term business plans, makes a mockery of these scrutiny hearings,” Mr Booth said.
Libs May Escape Parliament But They Cannot Escape Scrutiny
“The Liberals’ training wheels were pretty wobbly over the Assembly’s 35 sitting days since May, and it is clear once the hollow ring of trumpeting selective election promises wears off, there is very little substance, vision or plan to move forward from the Premier or his government,” Mr Booth said.
Tripartite Support for RET Needed
“The Greens are calling for the Premier, Will Hodgman, to lead a tripartite delegation to Canberra to lobby for the retention of the RET,” Mr Booth said.
Public Sector Debacle Sees No-Confidence Moved in Premier
“The Premier has lost control of this issue. Will Hodgman has presided over a government which has allowed the situation to escalate to the degree that in just seven short months the state has witnessed the largest industrial action in over twenty years,” Mr Booth said.